Monthly Archives: May 2019

Fiber coming to La Pine, Oregon

BendBroadband is bringing cutting-edge fiber technology to La Pine, Oregon. The benefits include:

·         Superior Internet service

·         Speeds up to 1 Gbps

·         Plenty of bandwidth for all your devices

BendBroadband has been working with High Desert Utilities to construct the fiber network over the last few months. When construction starts in neighborhoods, door hangers are placed at each home.

BendBroadband plans to work quickly and safely to minimize any inconvenience.

To be contacted when service is available, go to For questions about the construction process, contact High Desert Utilities at 541.678-5365. To learn more, read our blog “What to expect when you’re expecting a new network.”


Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager – Communications | TDS Telecom | 608-664-2388 |

About BendBroadband, a TDS Company

BendBroadband delivers broadband, fiber connectivity, cable television, and telephone services to commercial and residential customers in central Oregon. Through its Zolo Media division, the company operates KBNZ-TV CBS affiliate, KOHD-TV ABC affiliate, COTV11 and offers multiple video advertising, local advertising and viewing options for Central Oregonians. Visit

BendBroadband, part of TDS Broadband Service LLC, is part of TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom). Combined, the companies employ nearly 2,700 people. Visit

BendBroadband and TDS Telecom are subsidiaries of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America’s Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit

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